Updated on 09/17/2011 11:43PM

Kentucky Derby notes


Jay Privman reports that Fountain of Youth winner First Samurai worked 4 furlongs in 48.20 this morning at Churchill Downs in preparation for Saturday's Toyota Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland.

David Grening reports Jazil may still be on the Kentucky Derby graded earnings bubble despite bankrolling $150,000 with his runnerup finish in the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct on April 8.

Gotham winner Like Now will likely make his next start in the Lexington Stakes at Keeneland. Like Now's connections are still uncertain whether their horse will take part in the Kentucky Derby.

After defecting from the Wood due to a foot problem, Showing Up galloped in special shoes in preparation for the Lexington.

Tampa Bay Derby winner Deputy Glitters is still pointing for the Kentucky Derby despite his poor showing in the Wood Memorial.

Mary Rampellini reports that With a City, who won the Grade 2 Lane's End at 48-1 on March 25, is being pointed for the Grade 2, $1 million Arkansas Derby on Saturday.

Rushaway winner High Cotton is also likely for the Arkansas Derby.

Chuck Dybdal reports that Cause to Believe, the third place finisher in the Illinois Derby is still a possibility for the Kentucky Derby